Legal Counsel, Employment at GOAT Group

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Reporting into the Director, Legal & Corporate Affairs, the Legal Counsel, Employment will be responsible for all employment-related legal matters.

In this role you will:

  • Provide sound advice and counsel on a broad range of employment matters on a domestic and global scale 
  • Strategic employment litigation management, prevention and mitigation 
  • Draft a wide range of employment-related documents (e.g., employment agreements, independent contractor agreements, bonus letters, etc.)
  • Provide critical support to the People team in the development and implementation of employment policies and best practices 
  • Support the Security team on any internal investigations Partner with internal stakeholders on cross-functional projects with employment law impact 
  • Provide training on key employment law issues
  • Collaborate with other members of the legal team on employment issues 
  • Keep informed of employment laws and regulations and ensure that appropriate risk management strategies are in place
  • Research, develop and implement employment law related compliance procedures and best practices domestically and globally
  • Actively participate in annual and multi-year strategic planning activities

We are looking for:

  • JD from an accredited top tier law school
  • Member of the State Bar of CA and in good standing 
  • 6+ years of employment law experience at a law firm and in-house legal department practicing CA and federal employment law, including employment counseling and litigation experience
  • Strong curiosity about the business generally and a willingness to tackle a variety of employment matters
  • Confident negotiator and advocate of the company and its principles
  • Multi-state employment law experience is beneficial (specifically CA, NY, NJ and/or FL)
  • Must possess the highest level of professionalism, work ethic and integrity with the ability to maintain privileged and confidential information
  • Excellent analytical, writing and oral communication skills

GOAT is the global platform for style. Founded in 2015 to bring trust to the sneaker community, the technology platform has since expanded to offer apparel and accessories from the world’s leading contemporary, avant garde and luxury brands. Through its unique positioning between the primary and resale markets, the company is able to surface styles from the past, present and future, delivering authentic product to over 20M members across 164 countries.
The company is backed by strategic investor Foot Locker, Inc. as well as some of the leading names in venture capital including Accel, Andreessen Horowitz, Index Ventures, Matrix Partners, Upfront Ventures, Webb Investment Network and Y Combinator.
GOAT Group will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, if applicable. If you are a California resident, please review our California Privacy Rights Notice for Job Applicants.

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Technology we use

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Culver City, CA 90232

What are GOAT Group Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
GOAT Group participates in Tech Gives Back.
Partners with Nonprofits
GOAT Group partners with Non Profits such as Shoes That Fit and The Midnight Mission.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
GOAT Group employees can contribute up to $2,750 for Medical FSA, $5,000 for Dependent FSA, and $270 per month for commuter (parking and transit).
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $10,000 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 1 times an employee's annual salary with a maximum of $250,000.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 48 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
GOAT Group offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees and will provide an employer contribution to employees at our corporate office in exchange to not receive a parking permit.
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
GOAT Group offers employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
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